The book measures ~ 12" x 14" and feels like it weighs about ten pounds!
The reproductions are large and of good quality, the large details (excerpts) allow the reader to get a sense of how the paintings read in close proximity.
Christopher Finch has done a wonderful job of revealing both Chuck Close the man and the artist.
Nice book. If you like Chuck Close...this is a great book.Published 3 months ago by Littleredhairgirl
This cocktail table book is large and beautifully printed. I am lucky in that I viewed some of Chucks original works at the museum in Washington DC. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gerard Pelc
If you're a Chuck Close fan, as I am, then this a book that should be in your collection. It's a survey of his entire career, with fantastic plates and all his essential periods... Read morePublished 7 months ago by 20/20
The content of the book was excellent. My problem with the book was its size and weight. I had difficulty picking it up and holding it because of the condition of my hands. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Suzanne Head
Christopher Finch, forty years a friend of artist Chuck Close, produced two brilliant works on the painter in 2010--Chuck Close: Life, and Chuck Close: Work. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Printzessdea
...book with amazing quality pictures. It was what I was hoping for, and all Chuck Close fans should own it!Published 20 months ago by Ruben M.
This is a great book. It really shows the genius of Chuck Close.
I really got a sense of the life and work of this powerful artist. Read more
The man who forged his own highly distinctive pictorial art, the man who proved that portraiture was not dead, the man who transcended photo-realism, the man with dyslexia and... Read morePublished on January 8, 2011 by Piers Moktan